JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office dive team has removed a car from a retention pond at I-295 and Philips Highway.
Florida Highway Patrol responded to the accident around 1:30 Friday morning. They tell Action News the driver, 59-year-old James E. Conti, was going north on 295 and lost control of his vehicle when exiting of the highway.
There are no guardrails along the ramp and the driver drove right into the water.
He is okay this morning and FHP says no one else was in the car at the time.
They say alcohol was not a factor.